Prepping for Fleet Week: Buoy marks the spot for Blue Angels

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew from San Pedro-based Coast Guard Cutter George Cobb, a 175-foot buoy tender, dropped the center point buoy for Fleet Week 2010, today. The buoy acts as a reference point for Blue Angel pilots during the air show scheduled for Oct. 10, 2010. It will be recovered at the end of Fleet Week festivities. The George Cobb is equipped with the latest technology to enable the...

Coast Guard Responds to Multiple Calls for Help

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Coast Guard crews from various southern California units responded to multiple distress calls during a short period of time, Oct. 4. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles safely transported a doctor from the University of Southern California to the Catalina Dive Chamber on Catalina Island, Calif., to treat a diver that had an accident over the...